Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bear Population Declined in the 2000s

In a new polar bear study published today, scientists from the United States and Canada found that during the first decade of the 21st century the number of polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea experienced a sharp decline of approximately 40 per cent.

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Last updated on 24 November 2014

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Media Watch
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Terrestrial mammals